An Indiana Conference Volunteers in Mission Team Leader Training event will be held Saturday, March 14 at the New Life United Methodist Church on U.S. 31 in Mexico, Ind., from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Penny Krug will be the trainer for this day-long event.

Who should attend? Leaders and or participants of local church or district work teams, and youth leaders who are involved or would like to be involved in youth volunteer in mission projects.

The cost is $10 per person and includes lunch and basic materials plus, $25 for a Volunteer in Mission Training Manual. Only one is needed per church.

Topics include:

  • How to plan a mission trip,
  • Where to go when your church wants to send a team,
  • Spiritual enrichment,
  • Being a team member, Cultural sensitivity,
  • Insurance and liability forms regardless of where you go,
  • Issues of risk, and
  • Answers to questions.

The registration deadline is March 6.

For more information and registration, contact Bonnie Albert, North Indiana Volunteer in Mission coordinator, by e-mail or call 219-464-1447.